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Nancy Mike

Nancy Mike was raised in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, and continues to maintain close ties with the community. This is Nancy is passionate about sharing stories of life growing up in Nunavut. Currently, Nancy lives in Iqaluit and works as a nurse at the hospital. She plays accordion and throat sings with the Nunavut band The Jerry Cans and travels across the world to share her stories and music. Nancy is also the mother of two beautiful girls and hopes to inspire them to love their Inuit culture and language... and to read as many books as they can!

Elisapee and Her Baby Seagull
Artists:
Charlene Chua
Format: Hardcover
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Inuit;
Grade Levels: Kindergarten; 1; 2;

When Elisapee’s father brings home a baby seagull, Elisapee falls in love with the bird right away. She feeds and cares for her new friend, named Nau, and even helps Nau learn how to fly! Nau grows, and grows, and grows some more, until she’s big enough to fly all over town and play with the other seagulls. Soon, it seems like Nau is ready to leave home for good, and Elisapee has to learn how to say goodbye. Based on the author’s childhood experience, this charming story about learning to care for animals will delight young readers.

Reviews
"Stories like Elisapee and Her Baby Seagull, which feature Inuit characters and communities in contemporary settings, allow young Inuit readers to see their own peers and neighborhoods represented in children’s books. They also allow young Canadians from other provinces to experience a vibrant part of our country that they might otherwise never be introduced to." - The Book Wars

Additional Information
40 pages | 8.75" x 8.75"

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
$16.95

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